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Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

Laura Miller-Graff and her co-author, graduate student Caroline Scheid, found that breastfeeding through the first six weeks of life acts as a protective factor, effectively negating the risk of IPV the mother experienced during pregnancy on early infant difficult temperament.

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Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

Kroc Professor Emeritus John Paul Lederach to receive 2019 Niwano Peace Prize

John Paul Lederach has been selected as the recipient of the 36th Niwano Peace Prize. Lederach is professor emeritus of international peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and a senior fellow at Humanity United. The annual award, presented by the Japan-based Niwano Peace...

Kroc Professor Emeritus John Paul Lederach to receive 2019 Niwano Peace Prize

Call for Applications to Student Nuclear Disarmament Seminar in Washington D.C.

The Kroc Institute invites current undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to apply now to attend "Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons," a week-long seminar in Washington D.C. this summer. Running from May 19 to 24, the seminar is focused on developing the next generation of arms control specialists and activists within...

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Call for Applications to Student Nuclear Disarmament Seminar in Washington D.C.

New Policy Report on Mediation and Power-Sharing

The Kroc Institute Mediation Program has been involved in the production of a new policy research report on mediation and power-sharing. Mediation Program Director Laurie Nathan and Visiting Fellow David Lanz have been investigating the role of mediation in the long-term performance of power-sharing arrangements in peace agreements.…

New Policy Report on Mediation and Power-Sharing

Kroc Faculty Contribute to New Report On Global Social Progress

Kroc Institute faculty members Laurie Nathan and Peter Wallensteen have made instrumental contributions to a new three-volume report, Rethinking Society for the 21st Century, published by the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP).

Kroc Faculty Contribute to New Report On Global Social Progress

Peace Accords Matrix Team Honored With Presidential Team Irish Award

On September 29, the Kroc Institute Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) team was honored with the University of Notre Dame's Presidential Team Irish Award. The award honors staff teams that exemplify the University's core values on behalf of their department or their university. 

Peace Accords Matrix Team Honored With Presidential Team Irish Award

Video: Fighting for Religious Understanding

Professor Ebrahim Moosa and the Madrasa Discourses program were featured in the October 12 University of Notre Dame "What Would You Fight For?" video. 

Video: Fighting for Religious Understanding

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

The 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be held June 10-14, 2019, at the University of Notre Dame. The event centers on the theme, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century."    Each year, this intensive program brings together teams of academics...

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Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

Laurie Nathan runs United Nations High Mediation Course

In June 2018, Laurie Nathan, Professor of the Practice of Mediation and Director of the Kroc Institute’s new mediation program, was the lead designer and trainer at the United Nations High Level Mediation Course, a program run annually in Montreux, Switzerland. The course is hosted by the UN in partnership...

Laurie Nathan runs United Nations High Mediation Course

Laurie Nathan Facilitates Mediation Workshop in Macedonia

In July, Laurie Nathan, Director of the Kroc Institute’s new Mediation Program, was a lead facilitator at a workshop for political parties from Macedonia. The event was part of the Track 1.5 Dialogue in Macedonia Project, established in 2016 by the Berghof Foundation and the Southeast European Association with funding...

Laurie Nathan Facilitates Mediation Workshop in Macedonia

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Laurie Nathan has been appointed professor of the practice of mediation at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies within the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Nathan will establish and direct the Kroc Institute’s new mediation program, which will serve as an international center...

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Advisory Board is expanding. In May 2018, three alumni of the University of Notre Dame and the Kroc Institute joined the board, bringing its total membership to 19. The Advisory Board provides advice and guidance to the director and executive staff and supports...

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members